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As part of a nationwide effort to “Fight Childhood Cancer, One Cup at a Time,” The Nickerson Family will host their 3rd Team Brady Striking Out Cancer Lemonade Stand on June 5, 2022, from 11am-5pm. This event is a fundraiser for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) and is part of the charity’s national Lemonade Days campaign.

This year, the Nickerson family will raise funds and awareness for pediatric cancer so that one day no family will have to experience what they, and too many more, have.

Brady Nickerson was a kindhearted, active 14-year-old when he was diagnosed with osteosarcoma. Despite numerous treatments and a resilience that few of us can understand, Brady passed away a short time later.

To date, the Nickerson family have raised over $5,000 for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. The family invites any and all to come join the fight against pediatric cancer at their stand. This money goes to fund innovative research and support families impacted by childhood cancer, just like the Nickerson’s.

Today, the Nickerson family continues to live by Brady’s mantra and favorite quote: “Never give up.”

For those who cannot make it to the event, donations will be accepted on the family’s fundraising page: Team Brady Striking Out Cancer 2022 | Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer (alexslemonade.org)

WHAT: Team Brady Striking Out Cancer Lemonade Stand

WHEN: June 5, 2022, 11am-5pm

WHERE: Tocci's Checkout Convenience Store, 1492 Pushaw Road, Glenburn, ME 04401

United States

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Team Brady Striking Out Cancer Event StandAngel Nickerson

About Lemonade Days
Founded by Alex Scott (1996-2004) in 2004, Lemonade Days is a national event that grew out of Alex's front yard lemonade stand. Held every June, an estimated 5,000 volunteers will host over 1,000 lemonade stands around the nation making a difference for children with cancer. Lemonade Days 2022 is set for June 4th-12th. If you’re interested in hosting your own lemonade stand or event, visit LemonadeDays.org.

About Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) emerged from the front yard lemonade stand of 4-year-old Alexandra “Alex” Scott, who was fighting cancer and wanted to raise money to find cures for all children with cancer. Her spirit and determination inspired others to support her cause, and when she passed away at the age of 8, she had raised $1 million. Since then, the Foundation bearing her name has evolved into a national fundraising movement. Today, ALSF is one of the leading funders of pediatric cancer research in the U.S. and Canada raising more than $250 million so far, funding over 1,000 research projects and providing programs to families affected by childhood cancer. For more information, visit AlexsLemonade.org.

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